Wigan and Leigh Hospice announces 2016 conference

05 March 2015

A CONFERENCE on mental health issues in palliative care will be hosted by Wigan and Leigh Hospice in February 2016.

Mental Health in Palliative Care will explore the challenges of caring for patients with pre-existing mental health problems and addictions who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness.

Leading psychiatrist in dementia care, Dr David Jolley; Professor Mari Lloyd Williams from the Institute of Psychology, Health and Society at the University of Liverpool and David B Cooper, mental health practitioner and Editor-in-Chief of Mental Health and Substance Use, are the first three confirmed speakers.

The one-day event will take place on Wednesday, February 3rd at Leigh Sports Village in Greater Manchester.

An early bird fee of £85 is available for those who book before October 31st, 2015. A standard fee of £100 will apply to all bookings made after this date.

Further information and booking forms are available at www.wlh.org.uk. Alternatively please contact the Education Department at Wigan and Leigh Hospice on 01942 525566 or email: education@wlh.org.uk


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